Wellness is a personal science

Wellness is a personal science

Accept advice, but remember you're in this for you—no one else, and you're the only one who'll know what really works. Having an abundance of options isn't a bad thing, but remember who you're in this for.

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How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine You'll Actually Stick To

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Whatever you do, enjoy it

Choose something rewarding enough to make you feel good about doing it. If you're having a good time, mistakes feel like learning experiences and challenges to be overcome, not throw-up-your-hands-and-give-up moments.

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Avoid the "all or nothing" mindset

Exercise doesn't have to be complicated. Doing something is better than doing nothing. Don't let optimal be the enemy of good enough. Do what you can do consistently and worry about optimizing later as you gain traction. 

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Use technology for your victories

Use it to see your progress in a way that looking in the mirror won't show you, whether it's on a calendar, in an app, or on a website. But remember, quantifying your efforts is just a method to track your progress. Your tech should be a means of building better habits, not the habit in itself.

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Everyone is stressed at the moment and are not sleeping well. Exercise can decrease stress and anxiety. Moving will likely improve your sleep.

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How to exercise while staying at home

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Any exercise can be a form of HIIT, if it follows a specific regimen where you vary your speeds and intensity when doing it.
Example:

  • Jogging lightly for three minutes.
  • Pushing yourself harder for a minute (run or sprint).
  • Repeating this cycle 4 more times.

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    The HIIT Workout for Home (Interval Training for Living Rooms) | Nerd Fitness

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    Mental Health on the Rise

    Mental health issues are on the rise globally, due to a complex life that has us pursue perfection in every aspect of our lives.

    Cases of chronic depression and anxiety are normally treated using antidepressants and therapy, but they may have a limited effect.

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    One step at a time: how to improve mental health through fitness

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